about me

Dr. Helen Boehm

Dr. Helen Boehm is a psychologist, author, media consultant and advocate for kids. A seasoned industry executive, she was Senior VP for Public Responsibility and Standards at MTV Networks/Nickelodeon and NewsCorp’s Fox Broadcasting Company.  She is a respected resource on developmental and digital learning, child safety and  parenting, through numerous articles, speeches and appearances on TV programs including, “Today”, “20/20” and “Good Morning America.”  Dr. Helen is the author of Fearless Parenting for the New Millennium and the best-selling trade paperback, The Right Toys: A Guide to Selecting the Best Toys for Children. She has written for numerous electronic and print outlets including Psychology Today, Working Mother, Redbook and Disney’s family.com.  Her net-based projects include “PG-TV: Parental Guidance Television,” Discovery Kids/ The Hub and the “TV Diet.” A graduate of Boston University, she received her master’s and doctoral degrees from Columbia University.